By Diana West
In The loss of life of the Grown-Up, Diana West clinically determined the death of Western civilization by means of taking a look at its leader symptom: our lack of ability to turn into adults who render judgments of correct and unsuitable. In American Betrayal, West digs deeper to find the foundation of this malaise and uncovers a physique of lies that americans were ended in regard because the near-sacred historical past of worldwide warfare II and its chilly struggle aftermath.
Part real-life mystery, half nationwide tragedy, American Betrayal lighting up the big, Moscow-directed penetration of America's so much hallowed halls of energy, revealing not only the favourite fight among Communism and the unfastened global, however the hidden conflict among these wishing to hide the reality and people attempting to divulge the more and more reputable internet of lies.
American Betrayal is America's misplaced background, a chronicle that pits Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight David Eisenhower, and different American icons who shielded overlapping Communist conspiracies opposed to the investigators, politicians, defectors, and others (including Senator Joseph McCarthy) who attempted to inform the yankee humans the truth.
American Betrayal shatters the licensed histories of an period that starts off with FDR's first inauguration, while "happy days" are meant to be right here back, and ends once we "win" the chilly conflict. it really is the following, amid the rubble, the place Diana West makes a speciality of the realm struggle II--Cold battle care for the satan within which the USA surrendered her rules in trade for a sequence of huge Lies whose protection quickly grew to become the root of our leaders' personal self-preservation. It was once this ethical quit to deception and self-deception, West argues, that despatched us down the lengthy highway to ethical relativism, "political correctness," and different cultural ills that experience left us not able to invite the not easy questions: Does our silence at the crimes of Communism clarify our silence at the totalitarianism of Islam? Is Uncle Sam once more betraying America?
In American Betrayal, Diana West shakes the historic checklist to deliver down a brand new knowing of our earlier, our current, and the way we've got turn into a state not able to understand fact from lies.
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American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character by Diana West